At SolarWorld, each and every one of our green-collar employees is helping to save the world by delivering clean energy from sand and sun. Our vision is simple; to make solar energy competitive and affordable for the average consumer. SolarWorld is dedicated to the core business of solar photovoltaic products and technology. With the recent 500 MW expansion of our factory in Oregon, SolarWorld operates the largest solar cell and panel manufacturing site in North America.
Growth and innovation not only define our company, but also describe our employees – the foundation of our success. SolarWorld is dedicated to providing a work climate that promotes career growth, open communication and new ideas. To ensure employees’ success, we provide best-in-class benefits that focus on delivering quality of life and personal development. SolarWorld employees enjoy a minimum of 4 weeks of vacation (5 weeks for exempt) and continuing education for qualified collegiate level programs!
Our culture not only encourages, but also demands personal responsibility, diversity, and an entrepreneurial way of thinking. Come grow with us and build a successful career for yourself and feel good knowing that the work you do every day will build a better tomorrow!
The Commodity Manager is responsible for the development and deployment of the category strategies. This will involve directing and managing category strategies through steering Cross Functional Teams (CFT) of Product Management, Quality, R&D, Logistics, Production and Procurement, including such activities as supervising contract management for all related categories, managing organization and supplier expectations through the supplier management process, building a world class supplier base, promoting globally-competitive regions and supplier-development processes, providing leadership guidance both to the CFT team and organization, setting SMART goals, and working across regions with peers to find the best solutions.
This position is ideal for a candidate who is enthusiastic about being a "green collar" worker in the solar photovoltaic (PV) industry. Successful candidates should demonstrate a desire for personal development, communicate easily, enjoy working in a team environment and be highly flexible. The successful candidate will possess the following combination of education and experience:
The successful candidate will possess the following combination of experience, knowledge, and skills:
SolarWorld is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V/G.
All offers of employment are contingent upon a candidate’s successful completion of SolarWorld’s pre-employment drug testing, and background investigation, which includes employment and criminal histories.